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Virtual Fix A Leak Scavenger Hunt and Family 5K

Posted by on Mar 9, 2022 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Water

Virtual Fix A Leak Scavenger Hunt and Family 5K

March 14th kicks off Fix a Leak week! This spring the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority, and the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority are hosting FREE and VIRTUAL events to help encourage our community to save water and FIX A LEAK! When you submit your scavenger hunt or sign up and run the Family 5K by May 1st, you will be entered to win special prizes!  More information: www.Charlottesville.gov/FixALeak      and       ServiceAuthority.org  

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Mulch Madness at Ivy MUC

Posted by on Feb 28, 2022 in Community Project, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

Mulch Madness at Ivy MUC

To celebrate the coming of Spring and as a result of vegetation collected during the Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville-sponsored vegetation fee waiver, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is hosting a Mulch Madness event to offer free, double ground mulch to County and City residents at the Ivy Material Utilization Center, located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. The mulch giveaway will run from March 5, 2022 to April 16, 2022. No purchase is necessary. Each customer can receive up to two tons free, additional tons will be charged at the rate of $30/ton.  RSWA...

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Albemarle and Charlottesville Sponsor Waiver of Fees from Jan. 6 – Jan. 24 at Ivy MUC for Storm-related Vegetative Debris

Posted by on Jan 7, 2022 in Community Project, Newsroom, Public Notices

Albemarle and Charlottesville Sponsor Waiver of Fees from Jan. 6 – Jan. 24 at Ivy MUC for Storm-related Vegetative Debris

Following the severe snow storm, Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville are sponsoring a waiver of fees for residents to dispose of storm-related vegetative debris, such as tree limbs, at the Ivy Material Utilization Center (Ivy MUC). The waiver will be in effect from Thursday, January 6 through Monday, January 24. Vegetative debris collected will be ground into mulch and available for purchase at Ivy MUC. Debris will be accepted during normal business hours at the Ivy MUC, 4576 Dick Woods Road. Residents must show proof of residency and state that the debris is storm-related. The...

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Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

Posted by on Oct 1, 2021 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Stewardship, Water

Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER  1, 2021 Local Water Organizations Host Annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE (CITY), ALBEMARLE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY (ACSA), AND RIVANNA WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (RWSA) WILL JOIN FOR THE SEVENTH ANNUAL “IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER” NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE VALUE OF WATER IN OUR EVERYDAY LIVES. Each year, the City, ACSA, and RWSA ask youth to artistically show the community why we must value and save water as part of a national campaign to “Imagine a...

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FY22 Major Projects Highlights

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in Community Project, Featured, Newsroom, Wastewater, Water, Water Industry Leaders

FY22 Major Projects Highlights

Click here for a PDF/Printable version of the FY22 Major Projects Highlights            

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Drinking Water is Safe

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Community Project, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Water

Drinking Water is Safe

UPDATE: 3-19-2020 Major water associations: Tap water is safe during COVID-19 outbreak National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issue joint statement.   WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 18, 2020 — As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issued the following joint statement: According to the U.S. Environmental...

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